Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Pasta Perfection

Spinach Pasta Extravaganza

1/2 box Eden Organic Spinach ribbon pasta

Stir fry the following with olive oil and fresh homegrown organic herbs :basil. parsley, garlic chives, sprig onions, parsley and oregano. Add ground black pepper, sea salt, dried mixed Italian herbs.

1 red onion
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1teaspoon finely chopped ginger
1 zucchini
1 red pepper
4 vegan sausage links

Mix in the ribbon pasta and garnish with yellow pepper and parsley
Serve with a side salad of:
baby carrots

Absolutely delicious and packed with protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phyto nutrients and healthy oils

Optional: goes well with a chilled white wine like a Pinot Grigio

Bon appetit!
serves two

Quinoa Pasta Cannellini Bean Delight

Vegan,quick, easy, organic and extremely delicious!

Cannellini beans (13.4oz/380g)
Quinoa Pasta (2 cups)
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1tsp mashed ginger
Sea salt (pinch)
Ground black pepper
handful of organic homegrown herbs (spring onions, garlic chives, oregano, basil, celery - all finely chopped)

Stir fry onion, garlic, ginger and herbs, then add the beans. Toss with the pasta and garnish.

I used Pupukea homegrown avocados and sprouts.

Serve hot or cold. Enjoy!

Fusilli Black Bean Bonanza

A detectable blend of wholesome deliciousness

Black beans (1 cup of precooked beans)
Quinoa fusilli pasta (1 box)
1 red onion chopped
3 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
1 tsp mashed ginger
Sun dried tomatoes 3/4 cup (or Italian bruchetta)
olive oil
sea salt
black pepper
dried Italian herbs (generous sprinkling)
A fist full of fresh organic herbs : basil, parsley, garlic chives, spring onions, oregano, rosemary
Calamata olive (for garnish)
Fresh cherry tomatoes, basil leaves and parsley (for garnish)

Stir fry the onions, garlic, ginger and sun dried tomatoes, adding the dried and fresh herbs, add black beans to the mix. Toss with el dente cooked pasta.

Serve hot or cold garnished with calamata olives, basil leaves and parsley.

Bon appetit!
(Serves three)

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